|Malaria -- Groks Science Show 2008-03-05 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Malaria has often been regarded as a third world disease. Yet, it has been found worldwide, with socioeconomic factors largely contributing to its prevalence or absence in different regions. On this program, Prof. Randall Packard discussed the history and treatment of malaria.
Keywords: science; medicine; public health
|MRSA -- Groks Science Show 2010-05-10 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
MRSA, otherwise known as Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, may be the greatest public health threat since AIDS. What is being done to combat this deadly disease? On this program, Maryn McKenna discussed the threat of this Superbug.
Keywords: science; MRSA; epidemiology; biology; public health; groks
|Vaccine Safety -- Groks Science Show 2009-03-25 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Modern vaccines have contained many diseases in the world. Yet, despite their success, or perhaps because of it, dubious concerns have been raised regarding their safety and necessity. On this program, Dr. Martin Myers discussed the safety of modern vaccines.
Keywords: vaccines; immunology; science; groks; public health
|Genetic Testing -- Groks Science Show 2010-05-12 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Genetic testing is the centerpiece of predictive medicine. How can genetic tests inform and empower individuals regarding their health. On this program, Dr. Brandon Colby discussed outsmarting your genes.
Keywords: science; genetics; genetic tests; biology; public health; predictive medicine; groks